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Peconic Bay Scallop

Bay Scallop Restoration Program Publications


Tettelbach, S.T., R.E. Czaja Jr, H. Tobi, S.W.T. Hughes, B.J. Peterson, S.M. Heck, J. MacGregor, F. Delany, B.J. Scannell, E. Pales Espinosa, B. Allam. 2023. Collapse of the New York Bay scallop fishery despite sustained larval and juvenile recruitment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 714:45-56.


Pales Espinosa, E., Y. Bouallegui, D. Grouzdev, C. Brianik, R. Czaja, S. Geraci-Yee, A. Kristmundsson, M. Muehl, C. Schwaner, S. T. Tettelbach, H. Tobi, B. Allam. 2023. An apicomplexan parasite drives the collapse of the bay scallop population in New York. Scientific Reports 13:6655.


Tomasetti, S. J., Hallinan, B. D., Tettelbach, S. T., Volkenborn, N., Doherty, O. W., Allam, B., & Gobler, C. J. (2023). Warming and hypoxia reduce the performance and survival of northern bay scallops (Argopecten irradians irradians) amid a fishery collapse. Global Change Biology, 00, 1–16.


Sclafani, M., J. Bopp, J. Havelin, C. Humphrey, S.W.T. Hughes, J. Eddings, S.T. Tettelbach. 2022. Predation on planted and wild bay scallops (Argopecten irradians irradians) by busyconine whelks: studies of behavior incorporating acoustic telemetry. Marine Biology 169: – highlighted article –


Carroll J.M., S.T. Tettelbach, L.L. Jackson, R.E. Kulp, E. Gomez, B.J. Peterson. 2022. Variability in site characteristics linked to bay scallop abundance but not tethered survival: Implications for restoration. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 546:


Grear, J.S., C.A. O’Leary, J.A. Nye, S.T. Tettelbach, C.J. Gobler. 2020. Effects of coastal acidification on North Atlantic bivalves: interpreting laboratory responses in the context of in situ populations. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 633:89-104.

Tettelbach, S.T., B.T. Furman, S.W.T. Hughes, J.M. Carroll, B.J. Peterson, J. Havelin, C.R.H. Tettelbach, R.M. Patricio. 2020. Attempted use of an uncommon bay scallop color morph for tracking the contribution of restoration efforts to population recovery. Restoration Ecology 28(3):532-542.


Tettelbach S.T., B.J. Peterson, J.M. Carroll, B.T. Furman, S.W.T. Hughes, J. Havelin, J.R. Europe, D.M. Bonal, A.J. Weinstock & C.F. Smith. 2015. Aspiring to an altered stable state: rebuilding of bay scallop populations and fisheries following intensive restoration. Marine Ecology Progress Series 529:121-136.


Tettelbach, S.T., K. Tetrault & J. Carroll. 2014. Efficacy of Netminder® silicone release coating for biofouling reduction in bay scallop grow-out and comparative effects on scallop survival, growth and reproduction. Aquaculture Research 45:234-242. [pdf available upon request]


Tettelbach S.T., B.J. Peterson, J.M. Carroll, S.W.T. Hughes, D.M. Bonal, A.J. Weinstock, J.R. Europe, B.T. Furman & C.F. Smith. 2013. Priming the larval pump: resurgence of bay scallop recruitment following initiation of intensive restoration efforts. Marine Ecology Progress Series 478:153-172.


Tettelbach, S.T., D. Barnes, J. Aldred, G. Rivara, D. Bonal, A. Weinstock, C. Fitzsimons-Diaz, J. Thiel, M.C. Cammarota, A. Stark, K. Wejnert, R. Ames, J. Carroll. 2011. Utility of high density plantings in bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians, restoration. Aquaculture International. 19(4):715-739.


Carroll, J. M., B. J. Peterson, D. Bonal, A. Weinstock, C. F. Smith and S. T. Tettelbach. 2010. Comparative survival of bay scallops in eelgrass and the introduced alga, Codium fragile, in a New York estuary. Marine Biology 157:249–259.


Tettelbach, S. T. and C. F. Smith. 2009. Bay scallop restoration in New York. Ecological Restoration 27(1):20-22.


Tettelbach, S. T. and A. Weinstock. 2008. Direct observation of bay scallop spawning in New York waters. Bulletin of Marine Science 28(2): 213-219.


DeSanctis, P. N., K. Tetrault and S. T. Tettelbach. 2007. Effects of photoperiod manipulation on reproductive condition of the northern bay scallop, Argopecten irradians irradians (Lamarck, 1819). The Veliger 49(1):15-18.


Dr. Stephen Tettelbach
Shellfish Ecologist

Last updated January 31, 2024